Research Associate

Job Description

We are seeking to appoint a Research Associate in semiconductor quantum photonics. The role will involve the development of advanced III-V semiconductor nano-photonic structures based on quantum dots emitting at both 900nm and in the telecoms wavelength of 1.55um. The post will involve advanced quantum optical experiments, electromagnetic modelling and device simulations to study and develop new generations of quantum nano-photonic devices. Particular emphasis will be placed on developing efficient single photon sources and sources of entangled photons for heterogeneous integration in quantum photonic integrated circuits.

You should hold a PhD (or be close to completion) in quantum optics or advanced semiconductor optics or have the equivalent experience.

We are one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

The Faculty of Science is committed to building outstanding teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience. We are open to exploring flexible delivery of the role, subject to business needs. There is scope to discuss this prior to formal interview along with any other accommodation you may need to fulfil your full potential and drive excellence in the role. We particularly welcome applications from currently underrepresented groups including women, people with disabilities and those from minority ethnic backgrounds.

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